Amph Doctor Who Discussion (Now Discussing Peter Capaldi)

Discussion in 'Community' started by Darth Guy, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. Asterix_of_Gaul Force Ghost

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  2. solojones Chosen One

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    Shallow Grave is so awesome. It really is too bad Eccleston's such a tool, because I'd really really love to see 9 in this. Lame.

    Also, I don't think Smith is taller than Tennant, I think it's just the angle and how they happen to be standing there. I've seen other pics of them side by side and Tennant was taller.

    I talked to my brother about the 'Clara' thing last night. We tried saying 'Clah-ruh'. We agreed we sound like morons saying it that way. Also, his roommate happened to be playing the new Tomb Raider, where people in cut scenes referred to the character as Laura. And those are totally different names with different spellings. I'm just saying :p
  3. Darth Guy Chosen One

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    wtf? I remember saying it "Laura" when I was a young kid but I remember being corrected. Hell, I think the movie adaptation gets it right. Not that I watch it every week or anything.
  4. solojones Chosen One

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    I think it's officially pronounced differently, but the voice actors don't always get it right. I'm just saying, in America the "ah" vowel in such a location sounds really odd. It's more a result of the fact that British English often uses that broader a vowel in many words. But because we hardly ever use it (unless you're from Boston), it sounds really unnatural and I think a lot of people just don't say it that way. This is a much bigger problem for the name Clara, though, because we have the same name with the same spelling and just a totally different pronunciation that fits in with the sounds of American English better.

    I mean, it's pretty funny to me for Brits to insist we not pronounce it 'Claire-uh' when, for instance, they all change the pronunciation of Barack Obama's name to better suit themselves :p
  5. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    That Eccelstone pic reminds me of tbat possessed kid in Family of Blood.

    Finally got to watch The Bells of St. John. Is anybody else disturbed by Ms. Kizler's ultimate fate?
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  6. Sauntaero Force Ghost

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    Just like it's hard for Americans to pronounce "can't" with a British accent--we can approximate the sound, but it sounds awful. :p
  7. darthcaedus1138 Force Ghost

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    It was definitely creepy; the GI must've taken her pretty early in her life.

    I wonder if there's gonna be an overriding story with the GI this season?

    Oh, the episode. It was a perfectly serviceable episode, with a great twist with the Doctor not being the one on the motorbike. 8/10. Next week looks fantastic.
  8. 07jonesj Force Ghost

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    As someone who has lived in England their whole life, I have no idea how else you would pronounce "Lara". :p
    Oh, definitely. I wonder how the GI is going to tie into Clara's overall mystery and, of course, the Question.
  9. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    Rewatching the episode right now. Anyone else find this line a little too foreshadowy?

    "I saw a little girl."

    "They must have taken an image from your subconscious, thrown it back at you. Ahh! Active camouflage."
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  10. Darth Guy Chosen One

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    It was the character from the book (BY AMY POND) the kid was reading, wasn't it? Am I missing something else?
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  11. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    Besides that. I mean in the sense that I still think there's a LOT more to Clara right now than meets the eye.
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  12. Rosslcopter Jedi Grand Master

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    Do we really need more to her than meets the eye though? I mean YOWZA!
  13. solojones Chosen One

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    I think it's quite possible that Clara, or what the Doctor is seeing of Clara, is some kind of projection/messing with the Doctor's brain/feeding the Doctor a puzzle they know he will want to solve to intentionally lead him into a trap. The thing connected to this is called The Great Intelligence, after all. And I do think it's an overriding storyline, or part of it anyway. And I wouldn't be at all surprised to see them connected to The Silence and The Fall of the Eleventh, either. I'm still not convinced Matt Smith is doing another series after the 50th. I kind of hope so, but we'll see.
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  14. darthcaedus1138 Force Ghost

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    He announced he's staying for 2014. Which doesn't guarantee an entire series, but that's a good chunk of one.
  15. V-2 Force Ghost

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  16. halibut Chosen One

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    That was my first thought too!
  17. Random Comments Force Ghost

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    Don't know if we're keeping this in spoiler tags, but...official confirmation for....
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  18. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    I got all excited, then annoyed it had been spoiled for me... then excited that if they're willing to reveal ALL THIS STUFF, what must they have waiting in the wings to actually surprise us?
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  19. 07jonesj Force Ghost

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    I wonder how big a role they'll have...

    On an unrelated note, I've just come to realise how much I love the new TARDIS console room introduced in The Snowmen. It's so deliciously classic-era. I want one.
  20. Random Comments Force Ghost

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    One?
    I'd take two....but I guess it is huge. :p
    Definitely my favorite of every TARDIS design ever...
  21. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    "A woman in the shop gave it to me"


    Woman in the shop =River perhaps?
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    We know Alex is coming back as River sometime later in the season.
  22. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    So glad I was offline yesterday and missed BBCA's April Fools Joke. Bad BBCA, Bad Bad!

    Also... I found another 50th anniversary pic from the read - through, this time with Jenna (nothing with Billie as of yet):

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  23. Chewgumma Chosen One

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    I don't know if it was ever posted here but I just found out the BBC was working on a Doctor Who animated series that they turned down at some point this year. Looks like it was being worked on by Dan Norton who was involved with the new Thundercats. He posted some stuff from his pitch to his Deviant art.

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    Not sure what anyone else in the thread would have made of such a thing, but I think it looked much better than the similarly fated Nelvana project from back in the 80's did.

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  24. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Phillip Reeve has been announced as the Fourth Doctor e-book author.

    Also
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    From somebody's twitter:

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    Ryan Farrell@ryanfarrr14h
    I've been waiting for three years to post this tweet: Matt Smith and David Tennant have arrived on set #dwsr

    And additional Set photos, including a far away one of Tennant (as in, you can make out his face, barely, but no sight of a pinstripped suit):
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    [IMG][IMG][IMG]Is that I the back of a redhead that I see there? *Hopefull*
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  25. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    And to seperate this from the 50th anniversary special stuff, spoilery promo pics from next Saturday's episode.

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    The kid looks like TPM era Amidala. Just saying.
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